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Gratitude day 2018

Gratitude day 2018

William Coleman, News Writer

December 13, 2018


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    On Wednesday November fourteenth, Glenbard South held its annual Gratitude Day in the commons, where students wrote thank you notes to a teacher. This event was sponsored by  Students for Students, the Principal’s Advisory Council, the Advocating Charity Through Service Committee, The Council ...

California camp-wildfire

California camp-wildfire

Gabby Reese, News Writer

December 10, 2018


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CNN posted a video of a man and woman driving through what looks to be a wall of fire in Paradise, California. With the fire finally calming down, dangers of the recent rains can cause flooding and mudslides. The camp fire destroyed over 10,000 homes, leaving families homeless with nearly 1,000 peop...

Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

December 3, 2018


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Robert Bowers, 46, entered into the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 27th. Armed with an assault rifle and three handguns, he opened fire on worshippers while shouting anti-Semitic remarks. Eleven people were killed, and seven were injured, resulting in the...

Thanksgiving Schedule

Thanksgiving Schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Turkey day is almost here! School will begin with a normal schedule on Monday the 19th along with the PLC schedule. Tuesday, the 20th, will follow the regular schedule. There will be no school on the 21st through the 23rd, Wednesday through a Friday. School will resume on November 26th. ...

Lake Geneva ice castles

Lake Geneva ice castles

Will Coleman, News Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This winter, Lake Geneva will be hosting a winter spectacle for all to see. The lake will be transformed into a frozen fairytale land featuring stunning ice castles. The castles will be made entirely by hand, created by arranging 10,000 icicles to provide structure before spraying them with water. Over ...

Sears files for bankruptcy

Sears files for bankruptcy

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

November 5, 2018


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    The 132 year old massive retail company, Sears, officially filed for bankruptcy on Monday, October 15. After struggling for several years and drowning in debt, a large $134 million dollar payment was the straw that broke the camel’s back, and the filing came up in federal court that morning...

Parent-teacher conference schedule

Parent-teacher conference schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

October 21, 2018


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Actual conferences will take place in the evening, 4-8pm on Wednesday and 2-6pm on Thursday....

Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

October 8, 2018


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Homecoming 2018 was kicked off in a big way! It began on September 28 with the decorating of the hallways. The freshmen made their very own Los Angeles walk of fame with celebrities such as James Charles and Shane Dawson. The sophomores went the extra mile by attaching pool floats around their Miami ...

Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence
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Tyler Meeks, News Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In September of 2018, Hurricane Florence hit North and South Carolina, as well as parts of Virginia, dropping a maximum total of 35.93 inches of rainfall throughout the area. The hurricane originated from a strong tropical wave off the west coast of Africa on August 30th,  2018, and continued through t...

Movie on the field

Movie on the field

William Coleman, News Writer

October 5, 2018


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Attention all freshmen! This past Saturday, September 29th, the Glenbard South Link Crew hosted the annual Movie on the Field from 7-10 p.m. It was completely free, so many people came out and had fun watching “Dodgeball” on the field, eating snacks and playing games.

Homecoming schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

September 17, 2018


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This year’s theme is cities. Freshman are Los Angeles, Sophomores are Miami, Juniors are New York, and Seniors are Honolulu.   The dress up days are as follows: Monday- Pajama day Tuesday- Meme and Vine day Wednesday- Age day Freshman are babies, Sophomores are toddlers...

Teen advisory board

Teen advisory board

Will Coleman, News Writer

September 14, 2018


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Many students have wished to make an impact on their community, but have not been sure how to. The Student Advisory Board has been one teen-friendly way to get involved and be an activist for your community. The Student Advisory Board has been a group of students from all over Dupage County who com...

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